Yu Ming qing
Born in China’s Qingdao in 1956, prof. Yu is an associate professor of cello in Beijing Central Conservatory (BCC). Now he holds concurrently following posts: vice chief of String Faculty, chief of Cello Teaching and Research Office, chief of Classic Chamber Music Orchestra, and executive chief of Youth Philharmonic Orchestra. Besides, he is the chairman of China’s Cello Association.
He started to learn cello playing since childhood, entered BCC in 1973, and graduated with excellent marks and has become a teacher since 1976.
In 1980, he went to Belgium Mons Royal Conservatory (BRC) for further study. Two years later, BRC conferred him with diploma of the first class of cello player and the highest diploma of graduation of chamber music in the name of his Majesty Belgium King. During his study tour at that period, he had cooperation with Royal Youth Philharmonic Orchestra in the capacity of solo performing musician. He toured and gave performances in five cites of Belgium, with chief of Concerto Academy of BRC being as his conductor. His stage performance was highly commented by the circle of Belgium music commentator and music lover.
After his return to China in 1983, he has continued his teaching in BCC till now. He, on several occasions, on behalf of China, led the Chamber Music Orchestra of his school and the Cello student competitors to attend international competition in foreign countries. Besides, he went several times to European countries and America to give performances and lectures.
His three students got the best awards in all three additions of cello competition, which have been organized so for in China.